Civil Defence has cancelled an official tsunami warning for New Zealand following a magnitude 7.9 earthquake east of Papua New Guinea.
While no evacuation call was made, Civil Defence asked people to stay away from the water and beaches.
The powerful quake struck just after 11:51pm on Saturday (NZT) at a depth of 103.2km, and prompted a tsunami warning across the Pacific.
It was initially reported as a magnitude 8.0 but has since been revised to 7.9.
Residents report feeling shaking for more than four minutes near the epicentre on the island of New Ireland, around 46km east of Taron.
New Zealand's tsunami warning was cancelled at around 1:20am on Sunday and further warnings for the Pacific, including coastal areas of Papua New Guinea, have also been cancelled.
There have been no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the earthquake.